Media Advisory

For Immediate Release

Global Warming in the Pipeline
and Earth's Energy Imbalance

Portait photos of Dr. James E. Hansen, Dan Galpern and Regina Valdez
James, Dan and Regina

Program Video Link

December 3, 2023 @ 2:00 PM GST (UTC+4)


The panel will present and discuss the “Global Warming in the Pipeline” paper by Dr. James E. Hansen et al.


Dr. James E. Hansen
Dr. James E. Hansen, PhD, is the former Director of the NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies and current Director of Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions, a program of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Dr. Hansen is the principal author or co-author of numerous papers on the subject of climate change and Earth's energy imbalance. He is best known for his testimony on climate change to congressional committees in the 1980s that helped raise broad awareness of the global warming issue.

Dan Galpern
Dan Galpern is founder, executive director, and general counsel to Climate Protection & Restoration Initiative, a US nonprofit organization. He has served as legal and policy adviser to climate scientist Dr. James Hansen since 2011. Prior to the law, Dan worked for 20 years as a public interest analyst and advocate for human rights and global security.

Regina Valdez
Regina is a Climate Reality Program Director, Leader and Mentor based in New York City. She is also a GreenFaith Fellow and a LEED Green Associate.

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